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Litchfield – Fatal Barn Accident

A farmer was killed in an accident in Litchfield last Monday.

35-year-old Joseph Bunnell was operating a skid steer in a barn located just off of Bigos Road when he was accidentally pinned between the chassis and the hydraulic arm of the machine. At around 6:00 p.m., he was discovered by a local resident who then contacted officials. The victim was quickly transported to the hospital but was eventually pronounced dead. Bunnell was working alone at the time of the incident. Authorities are currently investigating the case and will release more info when appropriate.

Workplace accidents can occur under a myriad of circumstances and will always be thoroughly investigated for signs of negligence. Dismissing most of these cases as mere accidents is understandable. Having said that, the discovery of any form of negligence, including possible equipment defects, can allow aggrieved parties to file claims against liable individuals.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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